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A Cornish Names Sourcebook
A Cornish Names Sourcebook
Our Price: AU$29.50 Inc GST

Although the beginning of the 18th century saw the demise of Cornish as a spoken language, the names unique to the region remained, and these three studies give a wealth of information on those names, their origins and meanings.
British Family Names: Their Origin & Meaning
British Family Names: Their Origin and Meaning
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This reference work takes all of Great Britain as its subject, and seeks to identify and explain British surnames in great part according to their origin and use. The majority of the work is an alphabetical listing of British names with their origin or meaning ...
English Place-Names Explained
English Place-Names Explained
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A comprehensive study of English place-names - their linguistic roots, historical connections and meanings. Includes a county-by-county guide to the main place-names and their origins.
Family Names & Their Story
Family Names and Their Story
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Written by S. Baring-Gould, and publish in 1910, this reference work still provides invaluable information, not only for Scottish, but for English surname origins as well.
Oxford Dictionary of London Place Names
Oxford Dictionary of London Place Names
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From Garlick Hill to Pratt's Bottom, this absorbing dictionary covers hundred of streets and areas of Greater London. Discover their linguistic and historical origins following the development of ...
Personal and Family Names
Personal and Family Names
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Written by Harry Alfred Long (Glasgow School Board), and published in 1883. This was a popular monograph on the origin and history of the nomenclature of the present and former times ...
Personal and Family Names
Personal and Family Names
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This extended study of personal and family names provides an account of the origin and meaning of literally thousands of names used or found throughout the British Isles. It begins with chapters on the origin and formation of words, then moves on to personal names, Biblical names, birth names, names of women ...
References to English Surnames in 1601
References to English Surnames in 1601
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An index giving about 19,650 references to surnames contained in the printed parish registers of 778 English parishes during the first year of the 17th century. A useful reference guide for family historians.
Searching for Surnames: Practical Guide
Searching for Surnames: A Practical Guide to Their Meanings and Origins
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Are there 'Tadpoles' or 'Hedgehogs' in your family tree? Were your ancestors  'Silly', 'Daft', 'Vague' or 'Horrible'? Did they 'Fidget', 'Stammer' or  'Tremble'? Did they suffer from a 'Headache' or ...
Stufflebeem, Brockway & Sturt
Stufflebeem, Brockway and Sturt: The Origins of Our Surnames
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Defining the meaning and derivations, as well as giving associated names for  over 2000 surnames, this book 'Stufflebeem, Brockway and Sturt' answers that perennial  question that everyone asks, ...
Surnames, DNA and Family History
Surnames, DNA and Family History
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This book combines linguistic and historical approaches with the latest techniques of DNA analysis and show the insights these offer for every kind of genealogical research. The book will be welcomed by all ...
Century Cyclopedia of Names, 1894
The Century Cyclopedia of Names, 1894
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While the Century Company was compiling it's Dictionary in the late 1800's it decided to draw all the proper name references it found into a separate appendix to be included ...
Oxford Dictionary of British Place Names
The Oxford Dictionary of British Place Names
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Familiar or curious, place names are part of the linguistic and cultural heritage of the British Isles. This is an irresistable reference book for all with an interest in names, ...
The Surnames Handbook: A Guide to Family Name Research in the 21st Century
The Surnames Handbook: A Guide to Family Name Research in the 21st Century
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Every surname has its own story to tell, and a surname study is a natural complement to family history research. The study of surnames has been revolutionised in the last decade with the increasing availability of online resources, and it is now easier than ever before to explore the history, evolution, distribution and meaning of your family name.
   
 
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